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Water jar (hydria)

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A blond, balding man with a beard faces left, his hand thoughtfully at his chin. He holds a staff and wears a wreath.

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Naples.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Archaic Period, about 500 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 123.

Dimensions

Length: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.843

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels